Joshua W. Axene, FSA, FCA, MAAA

Josh Axene joined Axene Health Partners, LLC in 2003 as one of its first employees. Through personal health history and family legacy, he brought with him a desire to make a lasting impact on the health care industry through increased quality and a goal of lowering the overall cost of care. Josh finds joy in making connections between data and real world problems for AHP clients. As one of AHP partners, Josh runs the Westcoast operation of AHP which also includes most of the employee benefit consulting.

Josh has experience working on a variety of health care organization projects including:

  • Health plans: HMOs, PPOs, managed care plans, BlueCross Blue Shield plans, insurance companies, etc.
  • Healthcare providers: hospitals, medical groups, ancillary providers, etc.
  • Various governments and government programs: federal, state and local, international, Medicare, Medicaid, CHAMPUS, social systems
  • Employer health benefit plan sponsors
  • Healthcare technology companies
  • Medical device and technology suppliers, etc.

His expertise helps AHP clients achieve results in projects such as:

  • Hospital contract negotiations
  • Analysis for provider negotiations based on capitation rates
  • Competitive assessment of hospital and physician contracts
  • Claim liability estimation for health plans, self-funded groups and insurance companies
  • Financial statement preparation
  • Predictive modeling
  • Pharmacy management
  • Health care benchmarking
  • ACA exchange rate filings
  • Premium equivalent rate development
  • Web-site development and other information systems related projects

Prior to joining AHP, Josh was an actuarial intern at Pacific Care Health Systems and Milliman & Robertson, Inc. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Azusa Pacific University.

Josh is happily married and has four daughters. Although a Seattle native and lifelong Seahawks fan, he now cheers the team from their home in Murrieta, California.

Have a positive impact on today’s health care system assuring affordable, high-quality, cost-effective, patient-centered care for all
Provide a positive impact to our clients as they interact with the health care system
Effectively communicate our ideas, knowledge and work products to our clients and other publics to benefit them and to favorably impact their lives and their business operations
We serve a variety of clients all targeted in and around the health care system and provide many different services